‘Livin’ His Best Life’ n.e.r.d. by D’Vo Has ‘Swagger From His Father’

Houston, TX artist n.e.r.d. life by D’Vo takes God very seriously which can be seen in his recent Christian Hip Hop Release, “The Codex, Volume I & II,” where he examines Needing Eternal Redemption and Deliverance (n.e.r.d.) which is a reoccurring theme throughout not only his life but in his solo music and with his soul-fusion and funk band, “Global Rhythm.” Continue reading ‘Livin’ His Best Life’ n.e.r.d. by D’Vo Has ‘Swagger From His Father’

New Artist to Watch: Maia Zakay Brings A Sweet Vibe on #SpeakUp Album

London-born and Los Angeles-living, singer-songwriter Maia Zakay’s music rings true with her melodic pop sounds in her new album, “#Speakup” which bounce emotion off every surface and into the hearts of her fans, proving that she is a new artist worth listening to in 2021. Continue reading New Artist to Watch: Maia Zakay Brings A Sweet Vibe on #SpeakUp Album

N.U.S.A.M. Member, Brian Rogers Works With Youth In Nicaragua & ‘Felt The Bern’ in Sacramento

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief As a two-time SAMMIE (that is the Sacramento Music Awards, for all of you out there) inductee (’07 and ’12)and recently adding another SAMMIE to his repertoire, Brian Rogers is well deserving and so is his band, Groovincible that performs all over Northern CA at events like Sierra High and Kaboo Festival in San Diego. Rogers has accepted the opportunity … Continue reading N.U.S.A.M. Member, Brian Rogers Works With Youth In Nicaragua & ‘Felt The Bern’ in Sacramento

New Black Metal: Zeal And Ardor Showcase African-American Spirituals with a Bluesy Tip

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief If you thought you knew what Black Metal was, think again. Listening to Zeal and Ardor’s freshman album, “Devil Is Fine,” you will be thrown into the depths of African-American history with gospel music pierced with the pain that goes along with that history. More like a score, “Devil Is Fine” seems to open up with some heavy gospel and … Continue reading New Black Metal: Zeal And Ardor Showcase African-American Spirituals with a Bluesy Tip

Oshun Ede The Artist Formally Known as Ms. Mo Betta Erotic Poetry: Soft Kisses

Oshun Ede The Artist Formally Known as Ms. Mo Betta Erotic Poetry: Soft Kisses Submitted By Oshun Ede Edited & Formatted By Aaris A. Schroeder Oshun Ede; the artist formerly known as Ms. Mo Betta is a singer, poet and author of “Ruby Redd The Diary” and “Latenight Whispers,” both available in manuscript form. Oshun Ede was born and raised in San Francisco she has … Continue reading Oshun Ede The Artist Formally Known as Ms. Mo Betta Erotic Poetry: Soft Kisses

OneWerd Does it For The Love of HipHop: March 25 Marks Self-Titled Album Release with Pete Feliciano

OneWerd Does it For The Love of HipHop: March 25 Marks Self-Titled Album Release with Pete Feliciano By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Tyler Webb hails from San Mateo, a part of the East Bay Area of Northern CA and also known as OneWerd in the HipHop world is debuting his newest album, “Pete Feliciano and One Werd,” a collaboration effort with vocalist Pete Feliciano of … Continue reading OneWerd Does it For The Love of HipHop: March 25 Marks Self-Titled Album Release with Pete Feliciano

“I Just Wanna Paint;” A Tribute Story to Legendary Milton Bowens

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Milton Bowens, currently a ten-year resident of Sacramento, CA grew up in a military family, living in East Oakland, CA near Lake Merritt, tagging along five brothers and five sisters in Oakland has been a long time avid visual artist and writer. His expertise falls in urban mix-collage or as Bowens likes to say, “Fine Art.” “Do you rap or … Continue reading “I Just Wanna Paint;” A Tribute Story to Legendary Milton Bowens

Sacramento Open-Mics & Weeklies

Sacramento Open-Mics & Weeklies Sunday Torch Club [Blues and Jam Bands], 5 pm 904 15th St. Monday Blue Lamp, 9 pm 1400 Alhambra Blvd. The Fox and Goose 1001 R. St. Tuesday Old Ironsides “Lipstick,” 9 pm 1901 10th St. Club Aura “Talkback Tuesdays,” 7:30 pm 2724 J St. Wednesday Old Ironsides [Open-Mic, Get There Early to Signup!], 9 pm 1901 10th St. The Fox … Continue reading Sacramento Open-Mics & Weeklies

Getting Cutty

By Kenny Starks Staff Writer Cutty, 20-year-old Sacramento native got is start in music being a fan of music.  Dabbling in guitar and harmonica, Cutty’s true passion is performing several genres of music.  His sound is soulful, funky and bluesy.    “Music helped me cope with reality,” says Cutty who was hanging out with the wrong crowd in his adolescence, dabbling in drugs and fighting, … Continue reading Getting Cutty